Junior Athlete Development Day a Huge Success

Report by Siobhán Grant

In collaboration with Athletics NI, the Newcastle Junior Squad boarded a bus to the home of Athletics in Northern Ireland and headed for Mary Peters Track for a day of multi-event development. The bespoke training day was open to all junior club members and 46 of the squad opted to attend the day all ranging from the ages of 8 years old to 18. The day was developed inline with the successful StarTrack Model that Athletics NI runs at various locations and times throughout the year. The timetable for the day was developed specifically to meet the needs of the members of the junior squad and the coaching team.

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